Today's News

  • Safety expo draws big crowd

    About 1,000 visitors showed up to the Third Annual Public Safety Expo in Chiefland Saturday. The event was hosted by The Levy County Department of Public Safety.

    Visitors had the opportunity to get an up-close look at helicopters, fire trucks, ambulances and other equipment used by emergency responders. Space Walk of Nature Coast donated a bounce house to the event for the children to enjoy. Children also enjoyed a fire hose competition. There were fire department extrications, EMS and K9 demonstrations by the local public safety agencies. 

  • The check's in hand

    Forestry Supervisor Bobby Cahill, right, presents a check for $29,750.87 to Levy County Commission Chair Ryan Bell at Tuesday's regular commission meeting.

    The check represents the county's share of proceeds from timber sales in Goethe State Forest.

    The Levy County School Board received a similar check from the timber sales overseen by state Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam. 

  • A steady hand

    Jacob Pitts is not a man to sit idle.

  • State agrees to advertising along trails

    The Nature Coast Trail may soon be dotted with corporate advertising, according to a Florida Department of Environmental Protection press release put out last week.

  • SHINE volunteers can help with questions

    Want to see if you can save money on your prescription drug costs? Can't afford to have the Medicare Part B Premium come out of your check every month? Are you new to Medicare and not sure of your options?

  • Bronson to get farmers market

    Bronson will be the home of the county's only farmer's market beginning in May.

  • RV resort gets what it needs: swimming pool

    If you are going to have an RV resort, you need to have a swimming pool, too.

  • April library events

    Pre-school Story Time

  • Chiefland Walking Club

    The Walking Club is starting again. All interested in walking during the evening hours are welcome to come along. There are no gimmicks. We'll just be walking, enjoying good conversation and making new friends.

    We will start walking at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and will meet at the Chiefland Skateboard Park.

    The goal will be to walk two miles or as much as you can. If you don't want to walk, bring your bike and ride along with us. Remember, there is safety in walking together. Everyone is invited.  

  • Canning workshops

    Spring is just around the corner and your garden will soon be producing tons of vegetables and fruits.  Or you may want to take advantage of farmer’s markets, road-side stands or you-pick operations located nearby. Preserving some of that food for use later in the year will give you great taste and good nutrition and will also make memories for a lifetime.